Litter Size

How many babies does a Commerson’s roundleaf bat have at once? (litter size)

How many baby Commerson’s roundleaf bats are in a litter?

A Commerson’s roundleaf bat (Hipposideros commersoni) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.

Each of those little ones spend around 150 days as a fetus before they are released into the wild. Upon birth, they weight 28 grams (0.06 lbs) and measure 1.5 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Rhinolophidae family (genus: Hipposideros). An adult Commerson’s roundleaf bat grows up to a size of 12.7 cm (0′ 5″).

To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.

The average litter size of a Commerson's roundleaf bat is 1

Commerson’s roundleaf bat (Macronycteris commersoni), also known as Commerson’s leaf-nosed bat, is a species of bat endemic to Madagascar. It is named after French naturalist Philibert Commerson (1727-1773). Bat populations of Africa or São Tomé and Príncipe formerly considered part of this species are now classified separately as M. gigas, M. thomensis or M. vattatus, while one from Madagascar was split off to become M. cryptovalorona. It was formerly placed in the genus Hipposideros, but moved to the resurrected Macronycteris in 2017 on the basis of molecular evidence.

Other animals of the family Rhinolophidae

Commerson’s roundleaf bat is a member of the Rhinolophidae, as are these animals:

Animals that share a litter size with Commerson’s roundleaf bat

Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:

Animals with the same weight as a Commerson’s roundleaf bat

What other animals weight around 92 grams (0.2 lbs)?

Animals with the same size as a Commerson’s roundleaf bat

Also reaching around 12.7 cm (0′ 5″) in size do these animals: